Raw Banana Curry | Kancha Kadali Tarakari | Recipe from Orissa

On seeing the title you may be bit confused it is nothing but a simple raw banana curry from Orissa.
"Kancha kadali " means raw banana , " Tarakari " means curry.Though it may sound weird but it is so simple and tasty.Being a blogger I decide to try a recipe from all state .I googled up and ended my search here to make this up  for lunch one day.
Preparation time; 10 mins
cooking time;20 mins


  • Raw Banana-1
  • Potato-1
  • onion-2
  • tomato-1
  • ginger- 1 inch size
  • garlic cloves-7-8
  • oil-4 tbsp
  • mustard-1\2 tsp
  • jeera-1\2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • chilly powder- 1tsp
  • salt- to taste


1.Add chopped onion,ginger,garlic to a mixer and grind it into fine paste.

2.Peel skin of raw banana and potato.cut them into long strips of  one inch.

3.Heat 2 tbsp of in a pan and fry this potato & raw banana for a while.

4.Heat remaining oil in a pan,pop out mustard & jeera seeds.Add in ground paste and saute till raw smell goes.Then add in  dry masala powder ,tomato and saute for a while.

5.Then add the fried vegetable to it and mix .Add in 2-3 cups water.check for salt and allow it to boil.
When it reaches the consistency you prefer switch off.

Serve it  for hot steamed rice.


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